April 28, 2008

I know, interesting blog title 😉 The Braxton-Hicks is in there because I had my first, unmistakable Braxton-Hicks contraction today. Braxton-Hicks are the so-called “practice contractions” that help your body get ready for labor and birth. Uterine exercises, so to speak. They’re pretty normal, but can sometimes be brought on by stress, dehydration, orgasms (or

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April 25, 2008

Right now when we go out, my daughter (5 weeks) wears wool covers over cotton diapers. What might I do when summer comes? I don’t want to use synthetics. At home the cotton diaper is sufficient, and if my EC technique improves we may not use those much either when warm weather comes. But I

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April 22, 2008

I really think that I should try to be thankful at any point in my life, no matter how tough it is.  But during pregnancy I always find it a lot more important to be thankful.  Or rather, maybe I remain more aware of thankfulness. But you know that pregnancy is a time when it’s

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April 16, 2008

by Judi (Burnaby, Canada) Hi, I’m in the long process of making my son’s baby book and I’ve never found a satisfactory answer to when my labour began. I remember people giving me averages of a first birth, prior to my son’s, but I was blessed with a little guy that really wanted to come

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April 14, 2008

I finally started my prenatal yoga routine up last week and started off fresh with it this morning. What came to mind immediately when I started it, and what continues to go through my mind is “this is just like coming home.” I have done the same yoga routine through all of my pregnancies –

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